Manager- KYC Maker & Onboarding – BBG – UAE Nationals Only

Job Description

Job Description

In accordance with UAE and international Anti-Money Laundering Requirements, banks such as FAB are obliged to perform Know-Your-Client (KYC) reviews on all new clients.
Accordingly, to review / Analyse the NTB onboardings, ensure it is fit for purpose and meets international best practice standards & banks policies.
Job Specific Accountabilities
Commercial KYC & Onboarding

  • To conduct end to end KYC Customer Due Diligence (CDD). On NTB.
  • Verify account opening forms have been completed adequately and have been verified
  • Conduct Name screening, due diligence, and Adverse Media matches.
  • Confirming KYC data requirements
  • Collecting relevant KYC information as per checklist.
  • Undertaking research via internal and external sources
  • Review AML and Sanctions Questionnaires, if applicable.
  • Review the appropriateness and completion of the Customer Risk Assessment.
  • To promote appropriate checks and controls within the team to ensure files are processed correctly.
  • Verify account opening forms have been completed adequately and have been verified
  • Coordinating with RM / business in obtaining necessary requirements as per CDD process.
  • Managing the workflow and timely submission to the final approvers.

Key Skills

  • Support the Risk & Control Manager to identify On-boarding & KYC team resource shortfalls against the Department capacity plan.
  • Support Team Leader assisting with projects/deliverable to meet deadlines.

Continuous Improvement

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvements On-boarding & KYC related systems, processes and practices based on risks and control deficiencies identified.


  • Ensure Management Information (MI) related to On-boarding & KYC is prepared and presented on a periodic basis.


  • Implement Group Internal Audit, Regulatory and Group PB & International Compliance (SLOD) recommendations on findings relating to On-boarding and KYC.


Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Management, Banking, Finance, preferably with certification in Compliance, KYC/AML/CFT, Financial Crime or Risk Management

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a reputable international bank
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience within an On-boarding and KYC role
  • Relevant experience (AML/KYC/Compliance related) with understanding of BBG KYC requirements.
  • Ability to check and validate KYC documents, strong maker and checker control mid set.
  • Understanding of the end-to-end KYC and client on-boarding processes.
  • Proven ability to prioritize competing demand.
  • Eye for detail and willingness to question current state practices.
  • Ability to use sound judgment to determine due diligence quality and if meets regulatory standards.
  • Good knowledge of BBG Banking products.

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